Entries by LesleyAnn

Move over spies and baddies…

… facial recognition isn’t just for you anymore – we mere mortals now have this capability in our workplaces too! Biometric data to track employee attendance has long been in use but until recently it’s largely been in the form of finger and thumb print scanning via a digital clock. But our growing ability to […]

Now’s a great time!

2020 will see three key changes in the employment law space: 1. On 1 April the minimum wage increases to $18.90. We are encouraging our clients to think and plan for wage increases for their team now, even if the increases don’t kick in straight away. 2. On 27 June, new legislation around triangular employment […]

There’s never a dull moment in Cambridge…

At People in Mind, we’re big supporters of spending locally so it’s great that we can participate in the Totally Locally programme – an initiative just launched this month by the Cambridge Business Chamber. Totally Locally is about supporting our local businesses and making a difference to our town. If each of us spent just […]

What you can achieve with a bit of consistency!

Over the life of a business, there are a multitude of scenarios business owners and managers face… you might be starting a new business from scratch, buying or selling the business, expanding your business, changing location, and the list goes on. Often it’s not until you are in the middle of one such scenario that […]

Tackling those winter ills!

Winter is my favourite time of the year, but with winter usually comes the winter ills. For some businesses, managing absences can be challenging. Even trickier is managing a sick employee who comes to work when they shouldn’t!

Recruiting… The 4 questions you need to ask before you get started

As we all know, there’s often time pressure when it comes to recruiting. Perhaps a staff member has resigned; you’re growing and you need someone else on your team; you’ve just won a large contract. So you need more staff. Before you leap in and place that first advert, here are four questions you need […]